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francisco called india now. carol fleming, welcome back. >> thank you, i'm happy to be here. >> nice to have you here and india? interesting topic. interesting choice. why? why did you choose it. >> there are so many reasons to choose india and to now. first of all i'm embarrassed to talk about india because there are so many indias to say any one thing is very true for one portion and very untrue for another portion. so it's an incredibly rich and colorful country with a huge history and a very exciting future which is just now really becoming evident to the world. >> you say also this country of contradictions and contrasts and i'm assuming because most of us think of india we think of poverty. we think of a lot of poverty but a lot of very smart, high- tech people that are doing the jobs over there when you call up you get somebody over there and not necessarily just to help you and those are the contrasts you are talking about. >> absolutely. if you go northern india, for example, those are where you get the colorful pictures of the wonderful colors and exotic religious practices, the hu
.s. secretary of state hillary clinton builds bridges on a two- day trip to india. it is 11:00 a.m. in singapore. >> it is 4:00 a.m. in london, broadcasting in america and around the world. this is "newsday." the owner of britain's biggest media empire, rupert murdoch, is to make his first appearance before a committee of british members of parliament on tuesday to face questioning about the phone hacking scandal at the "news of the world." his son james will also give evidence, and will the former boss, rebekah brooks. the scandal has already forced two a senior police officers to resign. >> he is ben yates of the are no longer, resigning just a day after his boss, sir paul stevenson. both paying the price for failing to get to grips with the hacking scandal. so said the mayor of london. >> i regret to say i have just come off the phone john yates, who tendered his resignation. >> boras johnson said both men had jumped and were not pushed. but he made it clear he had done everything he could to encourage them. >> it is a concatenation of issues and questions. it is going to make it very difficu
under attack again. three explosions rocked india's financial capital, killing at least 21 people. and on at libya's front line, and to counter attack by colonel gaddafi's forces against rebels advancing on tripoli. >> you can hear it. ♪ >> welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and also a round the globe. the last few days have brought in a credible reversal of fortune for rupert murdoch's media empire. today came another blow. public and political pressure, news corporation withdrew its bid for bskyb. it is another casualty of the hacking firestorm. now prime minister david cameron has announced details of a far- reaching inquiry into recent events. for more on how the deal went bust, here is the bbc business editor. a warning, there is some flash photography. >> rupert murdoch, the great news mogul, in the news for the wrong reasons. putting on a brave face before one of the great humiliations' of his career, the abandonment for his attempt to take over bskyb. here is the explosives didn't. we believe the proposed acquisition of bskyb by news corporation would benefit both
to be more sporadic. this does not appear to be the same kind of attack. india has seen these before from a group called india mujahedin. they are an indigenous group. those are looking at it and they're pointing towards that group. >> interesting because in 2008, india blames elements within pakistan. do you think that there might be a coincidence in these attacks happening just months after the peace talks between india and pakistan started? >> it is inconceivable that india would have any role in this because india and pakistan are now engaged in a dialogue. the foreign ministers will be meeting shortly. pakistan is facing multiple threats. we have had an outbreak of sectarian violence. we know how involved they are. we have a pakistani taliban attack. we are at the point of a new low. the idea that pakistan would instigate a crisis with india at this point is inconceivable. >> what about indian intelligence gathering and security? there has been a number of cracks, particularly since 2008. is this any reflection on the indian authority's confidence? >> there will be questions about an
for the new imf chief. "world business today," as the scoop. >>> and india is hungry for change, as rising food prices punish millions of people living in poverty. >>> first, let's get straight to the markets. uncertainty is overshadowing trade at the moment. most of the markets are down. it's a gloomy start to the session in europe, as well. here's how things stand. in the first hour of trading, a number of indices, able to hold on to early morning gains. but we've had the cac 40 moving down one-third at the moment. most markets ended the day lower. and the main reason for the caution here was the prospect of more monetary policy changing on monday. inflation is still a major problem in the second-biggest economy. investors were also focused on australia's central bank. as expected, this central bank left things unchanged. it looks as though that's likely where they're going to be staying in the near term. the reserve bank of australia, said that the country's growth may be weaker than expected going forward. and the aussie dollar did slip on the back of that news. >>> looking ahead to th
india when i talk i sound like i'm from america. my parents are from india but i was born in america and i started this dance when i was 18. i was not a baby e. both charlotte and an drea did as well. charlotte at 15 years and joe airna and i 15 years. that's how we got in this program. we practiced very hard. very, very hard we practiced everyday and we have been been in india practicing 8 times where our teacher is from. yes. >> yes. >> well there are similarities all of southeast asia. we performed in bali with a group. it's a story from the [inaudible] and so the indian epiics actually the indian epiics for very common in cambodia and bali and thailand and there is a different aesthetic. all southeast asia and asia there are a lot of similarities. >> he is a male entity. he is not -- are you referring to the story? >> it's interesting you should say that. a unique indian concept is one of half male, half female. and that is -- unlike some dances the solo dancer portrays all of the parts in the story. you can portray a feminine aspect and then masculine aspect with the bow and
. still to come, friends and neighbors, can india and bangladesh sort out the long-standing differences between borders? >> and the country brings the mammoth task of rebuilding following the earthquake and tsunami. duke and duchess of cambridge have traveled to one of canada's most remote regions this part of their royal tour. they traveled to the town of yellowknife, just 250 miles south of the arctic circle, where they were greeted with a display of music and dance. from there is our royal correspondent peter hunt. >> the town may be familiar, the setting less so. they're here for a taste of another way of canadian life. half of the population are aboriginals. 11 languages are spoken. prince william tried his hand at a few. >> we are so excited to be here. [speaking foreign language] [cheers and applause] >> thank you very much. >> this is a vast area with few inhabitants. a fair few of them were here to see a couple being referred to repeatedly as megacelebrities. >> i've got my mosquito net on, i've come prepared, and i haven't drank anything for three days. there's no bathrooms he
in amas. more than 20 were arrested on monday. india's foreign minister arrived in the bangladeshi capital. he will be holding talks with senior officials to sort out differences along standing issues. success will pave the way for a high-profile visit by the prime minister singh in september. >> india and bangladesh are supposed to be neighbors, but they have the range of contentious issues, raning from sharing waterston demarcation of the boundary in the bay of bengal. the two neighbors share more than 50 rivers, but bangladesh believes it is not giving enough water, as india has a number of dams upstream. the two sides are hoping to reach an interim agreement on sharing the waters during the forthcoming visit of the prime minister of india to bangladesh. the two sides are talking about getting access to each other and to connect to the entire region by road and train. during the visit of the bangladeshi prime minister to india last year, the government agreed to give a loan of $1 billion to bangladesh, but indian officials admit that there have been some delay in fulfilling our commitme
on the situation in sudan. after that, timothy diner takes place in a discussion on u.s.- india trade relations. then a conversation with the texas governor rick perry. >> this fourth of july weekend on american history tv on c-span 3 will visit the smithsonian to learn about day expedition to circumnavigate the globe and the treasure that they found, 40 specimens which became the foundation for the smithsonian. laura bush on her time in the white house planning her part -- husband's library. and her memoir. then a panel including mike mccurry discussing jfk's relationship with the press. it the complete schedule as c- span.org. >> he says he is optimistic that sudan is on track to become an independent state in july 9. the obama ministration warned sudan that it continue to block humanitarian aid from landing, it could risk relations with the u.s. this briefing is just under 20 minutes. we touched upon various issues which focused on the economic and financial partnership opportunities between our two countries. while many industrial speakers, government speakers, regulators, institutions air
you for talking to us. let's look at some of the other stories making headlines. in india, the authorities are blaming terrorists for three explosions on wednesday in the commercial capital of mumbai. 27 killed and dozens injured. the blast was in a densely populated part of mumbai. it has reawakened memories of the attacks in mumbai in 2008 in which 170 died. the home minister in india, p. chidambaram says the investigation will follow all leads. >> we are not pointing a finger at this stage at this group or that group. all leads will be followed without any pre determinations. no intelligence on the particular incident. intelligence is connected every day, every hour. there was no intelligence regarding an attack in mumbai. >> that was p. chidambaram talking in india. we are joined from delhi by a professor of strategic affairs. professor, these terrorists -- homegrown or foreign terrorists? >> the large bulk of incidents have been by foreign terrorists. homegrown terrorism has come down sharply in the last few years. i guess, if it is not homegrown, it would be from the
problem is not india, it's in pakistan and the taliban and terrorist attacks about you. the pakistanis always say, no, no it's india. who you worry about, jon, whoever's fault this is, this will increase tension between india and pakistan and those are two countries who have nuclear weapons. jon: we are looking from the state ride indian television. they are reporting eight people killed. that's what our viewers are seeing on the screen. this comes on the heels of the assassination of president karzai's brother in afghanistan. any likely correction there? >> reporter: not clear. i rather doubt it, although this is a part of the world where two weeks ago we saw an attack on the intercontinental poe tell in kabul. this is a part of the world that is boiling up again, whether it's in afghanistan, pakistan, whether it's potentially in india. those three countries are all linked. the indians have ties in afghanistan. the pakistanis are worried that the indians are going to make inch roads into pakistan and afghanistan as the united states leaves the region. so, again, it's too soon to make
of india to the clubs of the u.k., the illicit trade in the drug -- we have a special report. fighters in misrata say they have made further advances against forces loyal to the libyan leader, colonel muammar gaddafi. >> we are a few kilometers behind the front line here. periodically we can hear the sound of rockets falling in the distance. the rebels said they started pushing back colonel gaddafi's forces from this position which they have held for the past two months. i have been talking to the man in charge of coordinating the rebels operations with nato. i asked what happens during the morning offense. >> the gaddafi forces are running so quickly and they have left their weapons and their ammunition. >> we have heard some complaints about a lack of action from nato from your side. how have they been acting over the past 24 hours? >> we need their support it. we are coordinating and we have planned a very well our offensive this time. >> thank you very much. >> we can hear those airplanes overhead which must be nato jets because of the no-fly zone. it is pretty much trench warfare
in india. why one of his victims is trying to stop the execution. the government continues to call for the downfall. >> is all part of the syrian cycle of violence. protests, shootings, funerals, shootings. these images, as some residents say they are stuck in their homes. as well as the opposition at home, it faces changes from nevada. >> i talked with them about the need for reform. he promised that he would work towards that. >> a broadening out of the diplomatic isolation. >> it is necessary that the international community and not just europe clearly speak out against the syrian government and condemned the oppression. and to make clear that the dialogue is one that we want to bring forward. >> is rejected outright by the street protesters. it is a stalemate between and determined opposition. and some places, some people are seeking safety by getting out of syria altogether. >> a reminder of the headlines this hour. rupert murdoch has described his appearance before a committee as the most humble day of his life. a professor accused of trying to attack rupert murdoch's charged
just one week away. >> pakistan and india ready for their first significant talks since the mumbai attacks. good night by angell. an emotional farewell at the singer's funeral in london. it is 11:00 a.m. in singapore. >> it is 4:00 a.m. in london. this is "newsday." >> hello, welcome. the norwegian lawyer asked to defend the killers says that he is probably insane. apparently he believes he was fashioning a war to defend the western world. some of the names of the 76 victims have been published. the latest on the investigation into friday's attacks. >> the official naming of the dead is under way. a shocking reminder that most children were victim -- most victims were children or young adults. among them was a 20-year-old model and talented dancer. the youngest is expected to be just 14. described by the norwegian prime minister as one of the country's most promising young politicians. another talented speaker attempted to escape. 45-year-old monica had run the summer camp for years. this is their self confessed killer. the lawyer defending him describe him as insane. >> the entire
carry out india's worst militant attack since 2008? big dreams from a tiny island. one of the world's smallest countries hoping for olympic success. hello. it could be another landmark moment in the phone-hacking scandal. we should know very seen whether the media tycoon rupert murdoch has agreed to be questioned by members of british parliament. his son, james, and rebecca brooks have also been invited to appear before the hearing. we can go live to westminster. it feels like we're on the deadline hour for learning whether rupert murdoch is going to say yea or nay to appearing. i don't suppose many are expecting him to say oh, go on then. >> i don't think so. for one thing, the parliamentary committees do not have the same powers as congressional committees and certainly they cannot force foreign citizens like rupert and james murdoch to appear before them. there is even a question mark over whether they can really force rebecca brooks, who of course is a british citizen to appear. if anyone buzz does of the three, it is thought that perhaps she will be the most likely. the lawyers
and women who agree to sterilization are being offered prizes, including cars. india is expected to have the largest population in the world by 2013. the mediterranean city state of monaco will witness the marriage of its ruling france friday. prince albert and his fiancee, a former south african olympic swimmer, will exchange bows and a civil ceremony. it is expected to cost around $80 million. people and morocco are voting today on a draft constitution for a -- proposed by king mohammed, two weeks after he outlined plans to increase the powers of the prime minister and parliament. critics say the vote has been called to quickly to allow proper debate. our report from morocco's capital. >> waving their flags, wearing traditional costumes and playing drums -- moroccans campaign for their upcoming referendum. supporters for the reform says the king has taken a great step towards a more open society. the king's reforms promise a stronger, more independent judicial branch, accountable government, and a focus on human rights and gender equality. >> as a moroccan, the new constitution is impo
the work of local militants. whoever is behind them, they have shown that india's largest city is still vulnerable. >> the bbc will be in mumbai with the latest details on the attack. >> it is very important to remember that it is still early in the primary investigation being carried out. given a small scale of the attacks that we have seen, it may be a local were involved. it is still a important to remember that much information has to come out of these investigations and only then are we likely to see a clearer picture. >> mumbai is on alert. there were three toward native blass, after all. what security measures are being taken to prevent more? >> the certainly, the blast took place -- or the news assertive out and the city was put on -- the news sorted out and the city was put on high alert. there is more surveillance of the streets. however, mumbai is showing resilience. they can deal with this and move on. certainly, and today will be no different from mine the other day. -- from any other day. >> hugo chavez will need more treatment for cancer. he may need to undergo chemothera
." >> india's main commercial city has been hit by three coordinated bombings leaving at least 21 people dead and injuring more than 100. the blast is the worst attack since the attack by islamic extremists in 2008. indian officials blamed terrorists for the explosion. >> it was the evening rush hour when the bombs went off. three of them within a quarter of an hour. all of targeted were busy locations. people on their way home from work. one eyewitness said he sought two motorbikes explode in flames and the injured screaming for help. well over 100 people were wounded in what president obama condemned as an outrageous attack. many have lost limbs. >> the blast occurred at about 6:45 p.m. we infer that this was a quarter ended attack by terrorists. >> the first bomb went off at 6:54 at this bizarre. a minute later, the opera house district was attacked. then, a crowded neighborhood at 5 minutes after seven. this is the first major attack in mumbai since 2008, more than 160 people were killed in 60 hours of terror claimed the militants based in pakistan. these latest bombs have been described
popular recreational drug. much of it is being smuggled into the country from india. >> in delhi, everyone is looking to do a deal. it is manufactured in this country but you will not see it in the market. authorities have taken control because of concerns over the recreational use. it is illegal to openly sell in the country. there is a black market trade. that makes india one of the main sources of the drug. they advertise on the internet. they smuggled it out of india to sell around the world. canada, australia. i can show you recent numbers. >> they smuggle it out disguised as something else. he hands out the free sample of ketamine. in the u.k., the drug has become increasingly popular over the last decade. users find out the consequences of abuse. >> very sharp pains in my stomach that have had me screaming in agony. >> sure was popular and sociable. that is until she took ketamine. >> her best friends still use it. they loved her. they saw that she died. all i can say is please think carefully before you go on the path of destruction >> india may say it is cracking down, the former
attack by terrorists. >> reporter: in this part of india, hardest hit in eight year, worst since the siege by pakistani militants and other locations in the city, leaving nearly 170 people here dead after days of terror. many here haven't felt secure since. and mumbai is once again on high alert. there's no indication the pakistanis have played role. they've condemned the bombing. the two countries have started talking about their differences since the 2008 attacks. back to you. >> michelle kosinski. and joined by executive editor of "the bloomberg view." usually, you have to say that, usually a terrorist attack in india, they come out and say, it was pakistani group, number one. you didn't see that this time. really no evidence of that? >> right. it's worth remembering, india is a country of a billion people, and in the split that occurred originally back in the '40s between india and pakistan, a couple hundred muslims live inside -- >> millions. that's okay. >> live inside india and there are extremist groups with india as opposed to pakistani base that go over to india respons
to go to the religious authority to get sanction. in india, you are ton sand if -- sanity if id by a brahman. that's what we mean by rule of law. the only world civilization that did not have rule of law is china. the reason, they never had a central religion. it's amazing to think they got primitive because of a religion. you only have to worship your ancestors. there's really no authority that comes from that. it was completely controlled by the state. no chinese emperor has ever felt there's a higher source of law to obey. that continues to the present day. the chinese party does a constitution. they make the constitution. the constitution doesn't limit what they want to do. in the west, rule of law develops very early and very powerfully. one the heros in my book, the classic all like the reformation. i like the catholic church in a couple of important historical respects. in terms of the rule of law, the church was extremely important. in the post period, in the early middle ages, bishops and priest could marry and vice president children. they all ought to turn the benefit
at the evolution of countries and populations over the next 40 years. a new report says that in 40 years out, india is going to become -- push united states out of the number two spot and become the second largest. >> that's right. china's set to be the biggest trader by 2015. india is to take over the united states by 2015 as number two. this is a huge surprise. what's behind india's rise? >> they'll benefit from the rise in trade between emerging markets. between the brick economies and they're creating new winners and that will include india. >> very interesting. the report from the u.s. census population that it will become the most populous country. >>> take a look at this video. it's a little creepy. it's a dentist robot. a lifelike patient that dentist in training train on in japan. the robot -- look at this. it's creepy. it can sneeze, move her head. cough a little bit. the dentist can get actual training without actually hurting anyone. i'm probably a little -- i'm happier that it's a robot. it's based on a japanese love doll. >> i decided to check out the website of this doll is based on,
of the year and beyond. >> in india, the u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton vowed cooperation between the two countries on intelligence sharing and counter-terrorism operations. the announcement was made in delhi and she went on to found at the obama administration will not ease pressure on neighboring pakistan. -- she went on to vow that the obama administration will not ease pressure on neighboring pakistan. >> this used to be rare. now they are routine. both countries are determined to strengthen their strategic global partnership, defense and regional security or on the agenda. the agreed to work closer together in afghanistan as the u.s. agreed to pull out its troops. hillary clinton praised the recent resumption of talks between india and pakistan. >> we think this is the most promising approach to encourage both sides to build more confidence between them and work to implement the kinds of steps that will demonstrate the improved atmosphere that is so necessary for us to deal with the underlying problem of terrorism. >> she also said that terrorism was on everyone's minds follo
verified, and i'm appalled. >> welcome to gmt. i am naga munchetty. 38 people are killed in india in a collision between a bus and a train. as america gets dangerously close to its borrowing limit, barack obama prepares to face congressional leaders in a pivotal round of talks. hello. it is midday in london, 7:00 a.m. in washington, and early families of british soldiers who died in iraq and afghanistan have expressed shock and anger that their phones may have been hacked. personal details of bereaved relatives were found in the files of the private detective who intercepted voice mail messages for the "news of the world." news international, which owns the newspaper, said it would be appalled if there were any truth to the claims. >> "news of the world" prides itself on supporting british soldiers and the families of those who died on the front line. now it is alleged to have been responsible for hacking into the phones of some of those families. their phone numbers were found in the files of the private investigator. >> the families are very upset and disturbed. really upset. >>
alliance, hillary clinton builds bridges on a two-day trip to india. it's 9:00 oom here in singapore. >> it's 2:00 a.m. here in london broadcasting to viewers on pbs in america and around the world, this is "news day." >> a second senior british police officer has resigned in connection with the scandal over phone hacking and alleged corruption in rupert murdoch's newspaper empire. police commissioner john yates said he had been i don't think in 2009 not to reopen an investigation into the affair, but had acted with complete integrity. meanwhile, the journalist who first claimed that andy knew about alleged malpractices at the "news of the world" has been found dead at his home. >> he is yates of the yard no longer, resigning just a day after his boss, the commissioner of the metropolitan police, both paying the price for failing to get to grips with the hacking scandal. so said the mayor of london. >> i regret to say they have just come off the phone with a.c. john yates who has tendered his resignation. >> boris johnson insisted that both men had jumped and were not pushed. he made it abu
increases. the country faces severe financial problems. in india, the government has put its cities on high alert after a blast on wednesday in the financial capital of mumbai. the prime minister insist there was no warning or prior intelligence about the attack. 70 people were killed and more than 100 injured in multiple locations. people are angry about the government's inability to prevent such strikes. >> monsoon rains tumbled down and mumbai, india's financial capital, always the aftermath of three simultaneous bomb blast. close to 20 people were killed and scores more injured as explosions ripped through crowded areas during evening rush hour. witnesses in the opera house district and diamond trading area where one of the blast took place described -- described scenes of chaos and confusion. >> it was 6:55 pm. i was packing to go home and the bomb went off. i was watching from a window. i dropped the diamonds i was carrying. i could see people panicking and covered in blood. >> a number of people have died in these attacks. investigators have been combing all three sites to find any c
england and india that the i.s.i. has ties to some militant groups some associated with al qaeda, some associated with kashmiri islamists, some associated with the ha cabny network in afghanistan. you would at mid-there is a lot of suspicion coalesced around this. haqqani. this is not an enormous left turn to suggest there might be elements within the pakistani intelligence agencies that have sympathies. i mean, for god's sakes, we tier ones that worked with them to make holy war in afghanistan when we were fighting the russians. so we know that it's possible. >> rogue elements within a few of them is possible. but if you think i.s.i. as an organization had some other plans than what it is showing, that is wrong. that is what is objectionable. that is an intelligence organization which has been delivering since 1979 when we fought the soviets together and it was i.s.i. in the forefront they're delivering. then onwards. now i.s.i. does whatever the policy of the government is whatever they are ordered to do. when you're talked of india, that's a different story all together. i.s.i. and
is getting educated here and go back to india or china, then we will go to india and china so we can have those people working for us. >> he says the alchemy that help to make america great still insists that it is under threat. >> this is breakable and i don't think that americans in general understand how vulnerable it is and that represents a tremendous risk to the overall model. >> stanford university, it feels like a laid-back country club but this is the brain that feeds silicon valley. tuition fees have increased. despite appearances, they are plagued by a crisis of confidence. they're concerned with the really big question that dominated all of american politics. how do you regrouped project america when the government is running out of money and the people are no longer prepared to pay more in taxes? this man looks like your typical computer science professor. he could really do with a new bicycle. he can certainly afford it. in a light 90's, he had two students, an enterprising duo that promised him a share in their new business if he gave him their advice. how much are you actu
breaking news right now. police say three explosions have rocked mumbai, india. it happened in a crowded neighborhood in the central part of the city. the other two blasts hit a famed jewelry market and a busy business district. no word yet on any injuries or deaths. we are working to get more information. we'll have more updates as they become available. >>> well, in what could be more trouble for dominique strauss-kahn, french police continue to look into attempted rape allegations by a french writer. and just today, we've learned that her mother has given a statement to investigators. now, that's unfolding while new york prosecutors are weighing what to do with the charges that he sexually assaulted a hotel maid. so, just what happened in that hotel room the day of the alleged attack? cnbc senior correspondent scott cohn takes an in-depth look at the case in a new documentary. scott, good morning. what did you find out? >> good morning, chris. let me first bring you up to date on the situation with the french writer. her name is tristane benin. she had claimed strauss assaulted her ba
, i'm thomas roberts. we lead off with breaking news coming to us out of india. police say the three explosions, three different explosions rocked a very busy section of the capital in mumbai. new delhi tv is reporting at least ten people have been killed, roughly 60 injured. now this is the same area in india where a terror attack nearly three years ago killed 166 people. bloomberg news is on the scene, and joins us on the phone from mumbai. can you explain exactly what you're seeing? i know it's -- this last happened roughly at 7:00 p.m. which is the rush hour time there so the streets were packed, correct? >> yes, the blast happened around rush hour time, when people were -- this blast happened near central mumbai. the cops haven't really confirmed yet as to whether it was a car bomb. right now, there are lots of broken glass all around. the cops have cordoned off the area, and it looks like they're actually sort of broken glass blasted out. and that was the moment. there's no news on how many injured at the moment. but the police are on the scen., >> and explain just once again,
. there are questions if she'll be able to testify. >> those bombings last week in india. hillary clinton had a trip planned there. she's still going ahead with that trip? >> yeah, we understand this is a key trip for secretary clinton. it comes less than a week after a series of explosions in mumbai that left 19 dead and about 100 injured. she says it's more important than ever that we stand with india. no one has claimed responsibility for those blasts. and counterterrorism measures are set to be high on clinton's agency during the three-day trip. she's likely going to press for better ties between india and pakistan, right next door. that relationship has been shaky for some time. clinton will also focus on economic ties. as you know, india has a $1.6 trillion economy. it's quite vital for india and the u.s. to have good economic relationships. >> big economy and a growing economy. thanks very much, check in with you later. >>> carter evans live here in new york. he's at the nasdaq market site. good to see you, how are futures shaping up? we look to big news from wall street. wall street's got to
triple bombing in india. at least 20 people are dead and more than 100 hurt in explosions that rocked three busy areas of india's financial capital minutes apart. the sound was absolutely deafening, and he feared the panic would cause a stampede. the home minister is appealing for calm in a city that still bears the scars from a deadly rampage in 2008. we're on the phone with mallika kapur. tell us what happened there? >> reporter: i am in an area called opera house, and this is where one of the explosions took place. i am standing here at this moment. it's normally a very, very crowded area in mumbai, and also the jewelry district, and it's popularly known as the diamond district. it's made up as narrow lanes and alley ways, and usually very, very crowded. especially at rush hour. and at the scene right now, there are lots of police personnel over here, and lots of journalis journalists, and curious on lookers. the police are trying to clear the area and get everybody away. we have seen shattered glass on the ground. and the police have covered some cars at the moment, an
this... medicare guide and customized rate quote. bill: breaking news by way of mumbai, india, formerly bombay. two explosions heard a short time ago. this is the town that was racked by the terrorist attack a few years back when the taj mahal hotel was attacked by terrorists that were later traced to pakistan. so many killed that day inside that hotel. two loud explosions moment ago in mumbai. we are looking for information on where this happened if there are any villag -- if there are . alisyn: news corp, the parent company of fox news has withdrawn its bid to take over the u.k.'s largest pay tv broadcasters. amy kellogg is live in london. what many the latest, amy? >> news corp has dropped its bid to buy the remaining shares. that doesn't mean news corp won't revisit the plan down the road. news corp issuing a statement saying it believes the aquestion sick by news corporation would have been beneficial to both companies. but it's becoming clear in the current climate it's too difficult to pursue this deal. now, this morning there was a lively debate in the parliament about this. the
to do. >> well, i started fund-raising in the age of 4 for an earthquake in india and, simply, i was reading through a newspaper and i saw how a priest from my own religious community had died under the rubble in india. and i decided that i had to do something. that it wasn't really fair. and i was eating a clementine at the time, and i was 4 years old, so the simplest thing to do was well sell clementines. and that's exactly what i did. >> and so he grabbed a little box from the fridge and away he went. he made up a little sign and all that sort of stuff. and we knew from that point that a typical 4-year-old doesn't do that. >> reporter: at the end of the day, he had raised $350. this set off a passion in bilaal that has taken him all over the world to help those less fortunate. >> i've traveled to places like malawi, indonesia, sri lanka, the tsunami-affected regions, ecuador in south america. and some of the things i saw there i definitely won't forget. they had so little, yet they still had smile on their faces, while here we complain if our coffee is cold. and really that's
to hospitals. we know in the last few minutes, india's highest security force, the nfg, which is the national security guard, that they have been deployed and they will be reaching the sites of the explosions as well. we have learned recently that improvised explosive devices were used in all three explos n explosio explosions. one of the explosions went off on a car, one on a motorbike, and a commander team is on their way at the moment. >> do we know who is responsible for these bombings? >> reporter: we do not. we absolutely do not know that at the moment, and the government is being very careful at the moment not to say too much. they have not even declared these terrorists attacks as of now. they have jumped on it, we have seen flashes across all the local channels that someone strikes mumbai once again. we have to repeat and make clear that the government has not categorized this as a terrorist attack yet. at the moment, nobody is speculating about who might be behind these attacks. it's still too early, and at the moment they're just focusing on getting people to hospitals, getting pe
,ya comes to an end. children and teachers are released unharmed. >> a collision in northern india carrying wedding guests kills 38 people. >> welcome to "bbc world news." also in this program, battling in the village from the capital , tripoli. >> and a decade after it all began, the eighth and final harry potter movie is to premiere. >> hello. thanks for being with us. some of the families of british soldiers who died in afghanistan are upset the phones of the victims may have been hacked into. the detectives for news of the world were found to have information leading to this thought. >> they pride themselves on supporting british soldiers. now it's alleged to have been responsible for hacking into the phones of those families. the reaction has been one of anger. >> well, i suppose some of the families are upset that the phones were hacked. >> news international said it would be appalled and horrified if there were any truth in the allegations and said they are friends of the service men and the support for the military over the years has been true and will continue to be so. the editor
a family of five at a popular picnic spot in india. >>> and howling habub. a giant wall of dust rolls through phoenix for a second time in nearly two weeks. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello, and good morning. i'm lynn berry. today we begin with london calling. news corp. chief rupert murdoch and his son along with former chief executive rebecca brooks will face tough questioning this morning before lawmakers. this is the development in the growing phone hacking scandal that seems to be changing by the hour. nbc's jim maceda is live for us in london right outside parliament with all the details. jim, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, lynn. well, all eyes will be on a small room inside that parliament building just big enough for about 40 or so spectators, but there will be overflow rooms with tvs. this is must see tv today for all of britain and elsewhere. as one politician here put it, the three musketeers of the murdoch media empire and that phone hacking scandal will appear later today. now, they'll be grilled by ten members of a select committee
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